Erica Preston-Roedder

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A. Stanford University; M.S., UNC Chapel Hill; Ph.D., New York University
Appointed In: 
Swan Hall #312

W 12:15-1:45pm and Th 11:45am-1:15pm

Erica Preston-Roedder specializes in applied ethics. She also has interests in philosophy of race/gender, public philosophy, and philosophy of psychology.  In recent work with Occidental College, she has focused on building connections with local community organizations, including local elementary schools and health advocacy organizations.  Her current research focuses on the normative complexity of multiracial families.


Preston-Roedder, Erica; Fagen, Hannah; Martucci, Jessica & Barnhill, Anne (forthcoming). Understanding the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: A Multi-Disciplinary Analysis. Ijfab: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics.

Preston-Roedder, Ryan & Preston-Roedder, Erica (2017). Grief and Recovery. In Anna Gotlib (ed.), The Moral Psychology of Sadness. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Stich, Stephen ; Doris, John M. & Roedder, Erica (2010). Altruism. In John M. Doris & The Moral Psychology Research Group (eds.), The Moral Psychology Handbook. Oxford University Press.

Roedder, Erica & Harman, Gilbert (2010). Linguistics and moral theory. In John Michael Doris (ed.), The Moral Psychology Handbook. Oxford University Press.

Knobe, Joshua & Preston-Roedder, Erica (2009). The ordinary concept of valuing. Philosophical Issues 19 (1):131-147.

Kelly, Daniel & Roedder, Erica (2008). Racial cognition and the ethics of implicit bias. Philosophy Compass 3 (3):522–540.